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Fajr Festival

Fajr fest: Tehran’s City Theater hosts stage, street performances

On Saturday, the seventh day of the 40th Fajr International Theater Festival, the City Theater complex of the Iranian capital, Tehran, was the scene of several street and stage performances.

Fajr Film Festival: “Mehdi’s Position”, “The Grassland” and “The Last Snow” win main awards

The closing ceremony of the 40th Fajr Film Festival was held in the presence of the filmmakers contesting the competition on Friday night in Milad Tower in Tehran. The films of “Mehdi’s Position”, “The Last Snow” and “The Grassland” won the main awards of this period.

Nine Iranian provinces host 37th Fajr Music Festival

The 37th Fajr Music Festival is being held in 9 other provinces of Iran in addition to the capital.

Fajr Film Festival: “Mehdi’s Position” sets a record with most nominations

According to the Fajr Film Festival Public Relations’ Information Center, the jury of the 40th event, after reviewing 22 films, announced their nominations in various fields on the evening of February 10 and “Mehdi's Position” was nominated for most of the awards.

Day 10 of Fajr Intl. Film Festival: Round-up

Day 10 of the International Fajr Film Fetival saw the screening of Zed – Against – directed by Amir Abbas Rabiei, which recounts a key moment in the early days of the Islamic revolution in Iran, and Khaen Koshi – Killing a Traitor - director by renowned Iranian film maker Masoud Kimiai, but even they failed to appease critics and heat up the festival.

Fajr Film Festival: Critics’ disappointment at the end of day 9

On the ninth day of the International Fajr Film Festival, the movies "The Town" directed by Ali Hazrati and "2888" directed by Keyvan Alimohammadi and Ali Akbar Heydari were screened at the house of the festival, but both films failed to satisfy the critics.

Fajr Intl. Music Festival to be held in Tehran

The 37th Fajr International Music Festival will kick off on February 11 in the Iranian capital Tehran, hosting artists from Italy, Germany, Afghanistan and Egypt along with Iranian musicians.

Young filmmakers fail to attract critical acclaim

On the eighth day of the Fajr Film Festival, "Without Roya", directed by Arian Vazir Daftari and "Without a Prior Appointment", directed by Behrouz Shoaibi were screened at the festival’s house. But neither of the two young filmmakers was able to win the approval of a majority of critics.

Fajr Film Festival: The ‘medium’ film festival is coming to an end

On the seventh day of the Fajr Film Festival, the films "The Night Guard" directed by "Reza Mirkarimi" and "Mahdi's Position" directed by "Hadi Hejazifar" were screened in Tehran’s Milad Tower.

Day 6 of Fajr Film Festival

On the sixth day of the Fajr Film Festival in Milad Tower, the two films of "Henas" directed by "Hossein Darabi" about the life of nuclear martyr Dariush Rezainejad and "Golden Night" directed by "Yousef Hatamikia", the son of the famous Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Hatami Kia, were screened.

More films screened on 5th day of Iran’s intl. Fajr Festival

The 40th edition of Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival has entered its fifth day, with two more films going on screen at the country’s biggest cinematic event.

4th day of Fajr Film Festival held in Tehran

On the fourth day of the 40th edition of Fajr Film Festival in Milad Tower, Tehran, critics watched two films: "Private Meeting" directed by Omid Shams and "Mahan" directed by Hamid Shah-Hatami.

Day Three of Fajr Film Festival: A Summary

During the third day of Fajr Film Festival, underway in Tehran Milad Tower Complex, critics sat down to watch “Barf-e-Akhar” – Last Snow – directed by Amir Hossein Asgari and “Laye Haye Dorough” – Layers of Lie – directed by Ramin Sohrab as the first feature film, jointly produced by Iran and Finland.

Second day of Fajr Film Festival held in Iran

On the second day of Iran's Fajr Film Festival, movies were screened in theatres of Tehran and other Iranian cities in the competition section, while critics watched two films at the Milad Tower Conference Center in the capital.

40th Fajr Film Festival kicks off in Tehran, other cities

Iran held the first day of its annual Fajr Film Festival on Monday at the Milad Tower Conference Center.

Fajr Visual Arts Festival Underway in Iran

The 12th edition of Fajr Visual Arts Festival of Iran is gearing up for a closing ceremony after exhibiting more than 900 works of art.

Musicals Performed to Commemorate Ukrainian Flight 752 Passengers

Two musical pieces composed by famous conductor Loris Tjeknavorian and Behzad Abdi were recently performed to commemorate the victims of the January downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane..

Fajr Music Festival Underway in Iran

The 35th edition of Fajr Music Festival has opened in Iran. The festival is being held not only in capital Tehran, but also in 10 other provinces and even in the Arvand Free Zone in southwest of the country.

International Fashion Festival Underway in Tehran

The 9th edition of Fajr International Fashion and Costume Festival is underway in Tehran with the participation of domestic artists and guests from 11 other countries.

Dashti Fabric Selected as Best Iranian Craft

The fabric used in the Aba (robe) weaving industry of “Bahiri" village of Dashti County in Bushehr province has been selected as the top craft at Iran’s National Handicrafts Festival.

Fajr Theatre Festival: People Warmly Welcome Street Performances

Street theatre is one of the most popular parts of Fajr International Festival, which is held in Tehran every February.

Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Fajr Int’l Film Festival Wraps Up with Announcing Winners

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) was concluded at Vahdat Hall in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Thursday with the winners being announced during the closing ceremony.

Iran’s Fajr Film Festival a Genuine Event: Lebanese Juror

The Senegalese-Lebanese juror of the 37th International Fajr Film Festival says the atmosphere of the event shows we are dealing with a festival that is “genuine” and does its job well.

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